6 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent of Kids with Allergies Should Know

6 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent of Kids with Allergies Should Know

(BPT) – For kids who live with allergies and asthma, back-to-school can spell trouble with symptoms. Late summer/early fall is the height of ragweed season. When you add in exposure to environmental factors found in school classrooms, playing fields and eating areas, you have the perfect recipe

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The Benefits of Music Instruction for Young Learners

The Benefits of Music Instruction for Young Learners

Many children are introduced to music instruction at school. After being introduced to band, chorus and various instruments, students may be eager to explore music. Young students are often introduced to the recorder or ukulele in the early grades and then given the opportunity to join primary

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Food Allergy Epidemic: An Escalating Problem

Food Allergy Epidemic: An Escalating Problem

(StatePoint) Thirty-two million Americans are now living with food allergies, according to new data published by The Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open and Pediatrics. This equates to roughly one in 10 adults and one in 13 children (or about two in every classroom). What’s

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Is Your Child’s Physical Development on Track?

Is Your Child's Physical Development on Track?

(StatePoint) All children develop at their own pace. Sometimes however, a child may not do certain activities that other children the same age are doing — like sitting without support, rolling over, walking or other physical skills. Parents may question whether their child has a physical developmental

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Parenting: Is It Important to Feed Kids Organic Food?

Parenting: Is It Important to  Feed Kids Organic Food?

(StatePoint) The nutritional choices you make for your children are crucial, setting the stage for good health and good habits for years to come. So if you’ve heard about the benefits of organic food, you may be wondering if it’s worth the extra expense, especially if you’re

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Health Benefits of Meditation

Health Benefits of Meditation

Anyone can practice meditation Meditation is often trumped as a means to reducing stress and restoring healthy function in the body. While meditation might once have been considered a New Age treatment, in recent years it has developed into a mainstream practice supported by both traditional and

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